Monday, October 1, 2012


A "burl" is a tree growth that grows in a deformed manner. It is highly dense and resists well to cracking and splitting and has the most gorgeous movement of swirls and knots in the grain. I find that when furniture makers lacquer over the burl, it creates the most gorgeous glow in the wood and really brings the piece into the modern era. 


Via Coco Kelly

Theodore Alexander Cocktail Table

Via The Aestate

Jonathan Adler Burl and Lucite Buffet

Jonathan Adler Burl and Lucite Desk 

Pacific Connections Boxes